- 808 Gilman Street, Berkeley, CA 94710, USA
1989 University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana, USA,
Doctor of Philosophy – Agricultural Economics
1983 University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
Master of Arts – Political Science
1982 University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
Bachelor of Arts and Science - Psychology
For BEAR, provide expert opinions on the following subjects: business valuation, international trade, lost profit and consumer demand effects, costing of infrastructure, wildfire cost recovery, conservation easement cost benefit analysis; household income, loss of wages, loss of earning capacity; building life-cycle cost analysis, analysis of capital investments in buildings and infrastructure; energy cost savings analysis; risk mitigation analysis; risk analysis for extreme events and economic incentives for reducing future losses; personal injuries and wrongful death; pipeline replacement and hydrostatic testing cost; pipeline in line inspection cost.
Economist, Habitat for Humanity International, 6 years.
Provide financial and organizational oversite of construction of over 1200 housing units in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Mexico, Bolivia. Conducted feasibility studies, financial analysis, rapid assessment, gender analysis.
Economist in Latin America 7 years
For USAID, Winrock International, European Union Overseas Development Agencies Conducted Feasibility studies, rapid rural assessment, infrastructure needs, gender analysis and consulted on the following subjects: evaluate infrastructure needs and priorities, specialty crop exports to US, Europe and Saudi Arabia vis a vis import restrictions; estimated agricultural productivity improvements and evaluated training issues in forced settlements in eastern Sumatra. Team member of master plan for conservation corridor in Central America, among many other things.
Our core team consists of:
BEAR Mechanical Engineers have analyzed and consulted on hundreds of critical, high-profile projects including the Alaskan Pipeline, Golden Gate Bridge, the BP Macondo well loss of control in the Gulf of Mexico, the Milwaukee Brewers Stadium roof collapse, the Lan Chile airplane fire at the Miami airport, the San Bruno pipeline explosion, among many others.
BEAR Mechanical Engineers have testified in hundreds of legal battles, winning our clients important judgements, often saving them millions of dollars in settlement fees.
BEAR Metallurgist and Materials Engineer tackles any material science question or concern.
BEAR Engineers and Physicists are available for thorough product/site investigations. Their support is also available for large and complex cases.
BEAR’s Forensic Economist specializes in oil spills and environmental pollution from industrial accidents, agriculture, wetland/wilderness valuation and risk analysis. These services include the complete range of expertise counsel relevant to litigation.
BEAR Active Airline Pilots assist in aviation accident investigations.
BEAR Videographer and Expert Animators provide valuable visuals.